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tribute to this giant. >>> coming up new york city mayor elect picks a new york police commissioner. bill braton. why did a man who campain against stop and frisk appoint a man who was a proponent. >>> antonio wha what is it likeo live on minimum wage in the most expensive city in the u.s.? i talked to some fast food employees in new york city. we'll tell you more coming up. >>> what do you think, tell us on "consider this" and google and facebook pages. >>> the man referred to by many as americas' top cop is on his way back to the nypd a after almost 120 years. 20 years. bill braton helped change a city crippled by violence. how does the father of modern aggressive policing get a job from a mayor who campain against stop and frisk. joining us is lou columbo, he runs a protection agency and a long time friend of incoming nypd commissioner bill braton. good to have you here. he was the police commissioner for the first decade of this centrery and he greatly expanded it's use. it's the most basic fundmental tool of america policing we cannot function without it. why would a mayor who is aga
makeover or a money making scheme? tonight we ask if a bay area plan to ease rainstorm runoff really a city's cover to rake next stra cash. >> and teaming up to catch some crooks. the new bay area tactic to bust the bad guys. >> also, how shopping malls are coming up with some creative new ways to combat the competition from online retailers. [s[man] no one told her,right?a. [son]hi! [mom screams] sunset neighborhood - buried under a layer of concrete. but as allen martin sh >>> it's a complaint that goes back several years. san francisco's sunset neighborhood buried under a layer of concrete. but as allen martin shows us, the city thinks it has a new solution >> it might be. the city tried issuing fines people happily paid them so now a new strategy. offer homeowners over $1,000 worth of yardwork for just a few hundred dollars. >> reporter: in a city famed for its landscape of soft green hills, the sunset district is, well, just a little bit harder. >> there's definitely a lot of concrete. you don't see a lot of gardens. >> reporter: of course, there are some exceptions. >> it's a small pi
and a number of cities today demanding a higher minimum wage. they have their pay structures set the way they do. we feel it is the right thing to do for our employees. i think the movement is great, we are starting to -- if this isn't this model here, we are going to copy that business model and every possible sewner of the country that we can. we are opening a second location tomorrow, and so that's sort of proof that it is working. more power to them. this is a capitalistic economy. and people have every right to demand a better wage, and earn a living. and be able to spend time with their families and on things they want to spend it on. >> ryan -- >> investing or -- >> i know we featured your restaurant your chain a few months ago, good to talk to you on al jazeera america, we appreciate your time. brian parker is the co founder of moo cluck moo. in other news now, secretary of state john kerry, made the rounds in the middle east today. he met with israeli is middle east leaders. he also tried to ease concerns to curb the nuclear program. >> let's talk to nick and he is in jerusalem
to the city. stage add boycott known as the quiet riot, and natasha joins us live from miami beach with more on that. john, some people consider is this a very dark chapter, not only in the history of miami beach, and miami, but the entire south florida region. that's because half a dozen leaders on top of the governor snubbed him. now, you have to remember on a night like tonight, what their thoughts were more than 20 years later. we would have loved to interview them, but they refused to speak with us. we did speak with a prom minute liter. who put an end to what he calls the nonsenses. the city of miami beach gave the key to the city to a movie character called robo cop, but that year refused to give a key to the city to one of the most inspiring leaders in world history. when i became mayor, the whole thing seemed juvenile to me, that they refused to issue a proclamation, which they gave to the borner bartender they opened up the new store. >> but six area mayors and the governor denounced the leader after he thanked cuban president fidel castro, the libbuation organization and libyan pr
-apartheid protest at u.c. berkeley. he was in the audience at the coliseum. >> oakland was the symbol of the city that fought and that constantly held the nation's feet to the fire. >> with his passing, we can't help but celebrate his life because it was one that embodied the spirit of gandhi and martin luther king. >> reporter: his legacy will live on in this city forever. >> that day was unforgettable for so many of us here. >>> new video tonight. one of the first prayer services. this was in capetown, south africa. desmond tutu offered his condolences to the mandela family. tutu himself, a social rights activist from south africa. mandela impacted the entire soul. he spoke passionately about the power of education and sports, a way to advance and unite. nbc bay area's jean elle joins us in san francisco with more. >> reporter: nelson mandela was not a big rugby fan. but he showed his support for south africa's all-white rugby team. and it was a game-changer for his country. the reverend avis brown remembers the historic moment. >> i'm right there. >> reporter: reverend amos brown spent time wi
was the protest by fast food workers in dozens of american cities demanding the federal minimum wage be raised to $15 an hour. our report from joe fryer in los angeles. >> reporter: fast food workers walked off the job today pushing for the first federal minimum wage increase in four years. they braved frigid temps in denver and rainy weather in atlanta while protesters in other cities simply moved their chants inside. >> catching like wildfire all throughout the country. nobody's ever really seen anything like this. >> reporter: sandy velazquez skipped her shift at a mcdonald's in los angeles. >> yes, i was nervous. >> reporter: she has three children. about 25% of all fast food workers are raising kids. >> sometimes they can, mom, can you buy me this and i don't have enough money. >> reporter: like 52% of fast food workers she relies on some public assistance. >> i work hard. when i get my paycheck at the end of the week, it's not enough to survive. it's like an insult. >> reporter: mcdonald's employee steven rojas says he can't find a job in his field. at 23 years old, half the workers had
. >>> we'll hear from president bill clinton. >>> motor city master pieces. the latest on possibly selling artwork opened by detroit. could it pull the city it of bankruptcy, and should it? >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "weekends with alex wit witt". president obama surging congress to extend benefits for 1.3 million workers. they are set to expire just three days after christmas. >> if congress refuses to act it won't just hurt families already struggling. it will actually harm our economy. unemployment insurance is one of the most effective ways there is to boost our economy. when people have money to spend on basic necessities, that means more customers for our businesses and ultimately more jobs. >> the republicans are focusing on obama care. >> families who work hard and play by the rules deserve some basic choices, fairness and relief. that's why the house has passed legislation to delay the individual mandate for all americans and let you keep the plan you like. these proposals are among the dozens of jobs bill awaiting action in the democratic-run senate. >>> good news on
lake city and kansas city prepare for the mls cup. and in this league the match was a family battle. the entire league is a single business entity. >> we created the structure that allows us at a very high level to think of things that will help the game grow, and to try to avoid. >> it handles tale teams and it proves that it's working. >> i don't think you can find another soccer team in the world that can say the same thing. i believe we have one of the most competitive soccer leagues in the world. >> they're disciplined and organized and careful about how they spend money. the major league soccer has a salary cap of $3 million. >> it can't touch the pay of the three big sports. the nfl salary cap is $123 million. pro basketball, $59 million. that's per team. the entire mls league wide payroll, $89 million according to the league office with each team allowed to over pay key players. >> the reality is that money talks. and players are, you know, are working towards their livelihood. they have limited careers they want to make as much money as possible and no one can fault them fo
rosa. 30 degrees menlo park. 32 foster city. 39 degrees los altos hills. we are looking at 30 degrees outside of your door saratoga. changes coming by the second half. do you see right here? this is a system that will be sinking south. this will bring us rain by tonight. snow to some of our local hills by tomorrow morning. in a nutshell we are freezing this morning. a mix of sun and clouds. i do see an increase in clouds coming our way as the system begins to approach. and by tonight the possibility of rain sliding into the bay area. perhaps heaviest in the overnight hours. again we are looking at snow for tomorrow morning. afternoon highs for today. upper 40s to low 50s. once again a lot like where we landed yesterday. ly have the timing on this rain and an advisory to talk about. good morning sal. >>> good morning, rosemary. traffic is doing well if you are driving around the bay area. the traffic is looking good at the bay bridge toll plaza. on the east shore freeway it is a nice drive so far from vallejo as you drive to the berkeley area. we will keep an eye on things and if thing
in cities like dallas. heavy snow, ice, freezing rain and brutal winds lashed the central part of the country. the south bore the brunt of this brutal weather system. in dallas, and major southern cities, temperatures remain below freezing turning sleet and slush to hard ice, up to one inch on some roadways, making everyday drives treacherous trips. >> watch out, everybody, here it comes. >> i've only seen it worse like this in my life. i've been driving for 37 years. >> reporter: hundreds of traffic accidents reported since friday causing extensive delays, closing i-35 several times up to ten hours. >> you try change lanes and you're going sideways. >> reporter: in ohio this public bus lost control and slams right into a parked car but sliding down the rest of the road sideways. across arkansas and texas, utility crews are scrambling to clear ice encrusted power lines, as more than 200,000 customers remain without power. airlines have canceled nearly 1,000 flights today, with more than half of those flying through dallas, stranding 4,000 people. one traveler recorded this cell
to protecting their homes. brian. >> reporter: the city of fremont is on the verge of putting up an entire network of security cameras across the city. one of the test cameras is above my head here on central avenue part of a growing number of communities and neighborhoods keeping close watch over would-be criminals. >>> reporter: in fremont's scott creek neighborhood the good old family dog is being outdone by a higher tech security. >> it's a deterrent. >> reporter: after battling break-ins about every other month, neighbors pitched in for these two security cameras that capture every car coming and going. >> we put up cameras at both entrances that are hi-def so as the cars come in, we catch their license numbers. >> reporter: in another fremont neighborhood, a security camera led cops to an alleged crook in 24 hours. police posted the video to youtube and within hours, they had more tips than they knew what to do with. this is the man rummaging through things inside the house's every move being recorded. it played out next door to this man's house. he also has a security camera. >> kee
. it's 5:00 in new york city and this is "the five." a jam packed show tonight. president obama pushing redistribution. the brutal knockout game. and bob's annual christmas lights. it's all coming your way. first, nelson mandela will be laid to rest in south africa on december 15th. president and mrs. obama will be there to pay their respects. fox's ed henry just wrapped up an interview with bill clinton be who shared his memories of the leader. >> he talked to me in that prison cell as we grabbed the bars and looked out together about what it was like. and i said tell me how this changed you. how did you give up 27 of the best years of your life and come out a better man than you went? he said, i realized they could take everything from me except my mind and my heart. those things i would have to give them. he decided not to give them away. he was free before he was released. >> tributes have been pouring in over the last 24 hours. >> we've lost one of the most influential courageous and profoundly good human beings that any of us will share time with us on this earth. >> extremely sad
describing as a, quote, historic ice event. i heard his teeth chattering a bit. brian, live in new york city with more. how bad is it now? >> temperature is 32 in midtown new york, that's cold enough here. it feels colder than that. in some parts of the nation it's definitely below freezing. the winter storm wreaked havoc in and around areas of dallas, texas, little rock, arkansas, memphis, tennessee. it's bringing dangerous winter mix of rain, sleet, snow to cities on the east coast and mid-atlantic states. new york city, boston, baltimore, philadelphia, and washington, d.c. will be dealing with the storm throughout the day. going into monday morning, if dallas, texas, is any indication, this storm's major threat is ice. the winter storm or friday and saturday causing dangerous icy conditions in dallas leading to power outages, flight cancellations, traffic accidents and tree damage. ice up to four inches thick was reported on one interstate. at one point there was as many as left without power in frigid temperatures. that number wording to encore power and light there was down to about 40
dellums was the first to introduce legislation in 1972, the city of berkeley became the first in the nation to divest from south africa. >> in the 80s, the movement on the campuses really began in force. >> assemblywoman was part of that movement. sit ins and mass arrests at uc berkeley to force the campus to cut ties with corporations linked with the appar tide regime. the board of regions voted to digress. mandela's visit was emotional for the east bay. >> i will never, ever forget it. ever. >> skinner says south africa's hard fought victory was one the east bay shared. >> it was so thrilling that we americans, that we east bay residents could have been part of something with that kind of global impact. >> in oakland, kristen ayers, kpix5. >> another bay area politician involved, willie brown. he served as the host when mandela made his bay area visit in 1990. >> there are some bay area services to honor nelson mandela. the group are both in the planning stages. the memorial church plans to hold its service this sunday. and you can see mandela's life in pictures and
of president and della. an advocate for justice and equality in his own right. i met with him in new york city to talk about nelson mandela's great contributions to the world. envious and jealous of you for so many reasons, not the least of which is that handsome visage i am looking at right now, but you have had a chance to befriend everybody, duboise, martin luther king, paul robeson, nelson mandela. out of all the people you have been friends with and struggled with, what makes nelson mandela so uniquely different? >> the people i have been privileged to serve, nelson mandela was the one i least suspected i would ever come to me, personally. i tried several times when he was incarcerated, to gain the privilege of visiting him, but the system would not permit that. himarted corresponding with while he was in prison. i had come to be aware of him through my mentor, the man who i most admired, paul robeson. e was very close to king against thewas apartheid system in the early day of its presence in south africa. he was the first black man to ever receive the nobel prize. looking at south afric
be special prayer position set up in different cities around the country where people can go, leave memories, sign letters to nelson mandela and demonstrate their interest at remembering this man at various places around the country. it's going to be a very, very busy and historic week. >> allen we'll be checking with you soon. thank you so much. >>> and in los angeles many are paying their respects to nelson mandela as well. he visited the city after his release to prison in 1990. brian rooney is in los angeles and joins us from the first earchafrican methodist church. tell us more about that, and about any special services happening there today. >> he actually came here, only a few months after his release from prison, in june of 1990. and nelson mandela was always kind of a focus. this was one of the leading churches in all of los angeles. a real community center. and they always held a candle for nelson mandela during the american years of civil rights struggle, and in those years when he was in prison they felt a connection to him which was completed when he actually came here in 1990.
of a city block. >> there were multiple gunshots fired. >> it can track a gunman thousands of miles away. >> if you can track it then you can predict it. >>> severe winter storms are causing power outages and caused so much trouble with traffic across the country. temperatures in north dakota plunged to 20 degrees below zero over the weekend. winter weather advisories are in effect from vermont to virginia as the system moves east. we have more on all of this weather across the country. jaleel la. >> the conditions across washington, d.c. to new york city are alley deteriorating. look at the traffic cam right now. the roadways empty. they should be empty. look at that snow piled up on the roadways. that's the scene in washington, d.c. very different scene in new york city. cloudy skies for sure. don't worry, the snow and the sleet is on the way, and temperatures are going to plummet as we track on into the evening hours. take a look at the map here behind me. as a matter of fact, this is i-70 just east of i-270 right outside of frederick, maryland. the roads are looking horrible right no
was the mayor of berkeley and the city council had already voted to sanction south africa. >> take turned out to be a movement that grew. east bay was the first place. the city of the east bay, the city of berkeley. >>reporter: our check was there as well. he's now the executive director of oakland cypress mandela training center. >> first of all i remember that he was very powerful with just spirit. his spirit overcoming all the obstacle that he went through. it was such an honor and revelation to meet such a giant. >>reporter: at uc berkeley students protested leading the way in the anti-apartheid movement not the only one in the east bay dock workers refused to unload south african good. in san francisco reverend brown and third baptist church had for years collected money for the anti-apartheid cause. >> my church directed the first sign in the city the protesting apartheid back in the 1980's. >>reporter: it was mandela only visit to the bay area. one that still touches so many. >> i wouldn't have missed it. i just wouldn't v. we have a lot of work to do. struggle continues on.
was like a prince and go to the big city of johannesburg. he wanted to box and learn poetry and a western style education. especially this holiday season we forget what we have. this guy was willing to do anything for it and rebels. ed against his parents.he he didn't even see he was goings to become this worldwide legend. >> dana and bob both have questions. we'll begin with dana. >> i'm curious about how it wast that you were plucked out of the crowd. of all the journalists that were there. how did it come to be that you were chosen in order to get a k chance to talk to him. you worked it a little bit but l would love to hear that story and the second question i have is what is the toughest question that he asked you in those a, interviews? >> i like t the way you put it. you know i worked it and i did e work it, my friend. what happened was everybody was being turned away.th everybody wanted time with h nelson mandela after he got out and here he is at his home but what happened was i had writte a book about the american civil rights movement eyes on the prize.ou turns out he read t
refuge from the increasingly sectarian violence in the city's airport. it's as france the play's one thousand troops to its former colony under un mandate to restore order one from one s became a head at the prospect that alex campbell who is in the capital. he can cross and now for the latest alex what's the situation where you want monday to saturday well we're still getting reports that only groups that have been dead and a caring outing sections of pink targeting civilian populations and uncaring know is carrying carrying machetes as some residents to have been saying that they stole the snowmen had stolen a neighbor's house for instance the account that they would be the most names for instance and or affiliates of the former rebel coalition or affiliated to the vet and tebow tracking units that are going speak ordinated attacks against that the cab to school at forty eight hours giving you the streets of mt or mt. the air as you said that the red cross and the grange years beat the all bishops in residence. went out to the to recover the police that were going in the ground in
. and to be on someone. the sun stayed my little surreal to appeal to me and asked so on. it's a sad day that the city to the south african president jacob tomorrow and monday of the second wife winnie mandela attended the service of the riots methodist church to mark the day over into echo after richie know what the church. the anti apartheid hero was in the congregation's prayers and hearts. today we haven't had a great and i thought cool that the fed on hold to the middle east. at the peter the great city he said meanwhile outside mandela's johannesburg home. the young and old continued to come by dropping the flowers lighting candles. i'm trying to come to terms with their dogs. take a look now at some of the world news in brief two dozen egyptian women and girls convicted for protesting in support of the ousted president hundreds more seats and released from custody the case sparked outrage from human rights activists and pics of the count's new milary rulers. they say was politically motivated on appeals court has now suspended sentences which have included elevenear prison terms. tensions in th
the police come when they call so that the city can be safe. >> shaft was murky when asked how she planned to deliver on the police promise. >> i will be rolling out a campaign platform in the new year. >> juan declined to comment about shaft or oregon challengers. she did however release a statement saying "i have not yet announced my reelection plans and won't be commenting on potential candidates. right now i am focused squarely on my priorities as mayor "therefore there are officially five candidates. there may be more in the future. rank choice really shook up the last race. how do you think that will affect things this time? >> it's going to be another roll of the dice. rank choice voting allows people to pick three candidates first round and then they stack up the votes. if you don't get enough your votes go to somebody else. if they don't get enough, it goes to the next person. there is not a run off. it helped her get elected. it could hurt her reelection efforts. you are right. more will be coming into the race and one talking about it is jean's old friend and advisor, dan seeger
works crews busy as pipes and a water main burst this morning. the city sending out tweets alerting residents to take precautions. >> as the cold weather has had a cumulative effect from night tonigt tonight, there's the potential we could have some more breaks in the lines. >> reporter: the fountain flowing now, but take a look at it this morning when the mercury plunged. >> to get into the mid 20s is what what we would normally see. to get below 20 last night is very unusual. >> reporter: if you have to be outside tonight, this is definitely the place to be. the only thing i'm missing is that cup of hot cocoa. i'm jody hernandez, nbc bay area news. >>> from the north bay to the south bay, it is just cold. the cold had people rushing into auto repair shops. >> reporter: the temperature in san jose has dropped two degrees in just the past hour. it's 50 degrees. let's give it a second. 50 degrees. we are in for a cold night. most drivers know black ice is one of the big worries when the sun goes down and the temperatures plummet, but it's not the only cold-related car problem. the se
in the african townships outside the cities. the problem is south africa today, 15 years since he left office, he's faced with a host of an intractable problems in order to have a high rate of economic growth, to reduce levels of unemployment. until that is done, the problem of two economic nations - one largely white and the other largely black. nelson mandela presided over the beginning of a significant black middle class. >> jason, as we saw the multiracial celebrations in south africa, could it be possible the man who did so much in life, to unite south africa could do more in death? >> i don't think you can do more in death than you can life, and not someone like nelson mandela. when you look at the leadership that followed him. you have umbeki saying aids was caused by poverty and jacob zuma with corruption standards. nelson mandela was a tourist attraction, a moral standard. tourists wanted to go and donate and work and have a chance to meet with him. his loss is not just a loss of a great world lead, but a loss for south africa. he was their national ambassador. i expect when his funeral
in jail after protesting in the city of alexandria in october. we first have reports from cairo. >> before saturday's appeal hearing these 14 women just 17 and 18 years old were facing 11 years in jail for taking part in a protest against egypt's military-backed government. the harsh sentences provoke outrage nationally and internationally. the appeal court now given the women one-year suspended sense. >> wthey are stronger than bef before. >> hseveral girls have been givn sentences for three months probation. >> we believe they are innocent. this is unjustified judgment. so for that the not 100% success, of course. >> but there are thousands of people still in jail in egypt yet to face trial for offenses they're accused of committing since the backdown of the las, d many believe that the government was trying to make an example of them. but that may have backfired. the focus is on the continue crackdown of anti-protest protesters. >> muslim brotherhood supporters have been acquitted. they were charged with spreading chaos after being arrested in cairo. the charges include attacking securi
of people gathered from early saturday morning in mandela square in johannesburg, the nation's largest city. they offered flowers in front of a statue of mandela. people attached messages, expressing thanks to the anti apartheid leader, and praising his achievements. mourners from different ethnic groups formed long lines to sign the book of condolence. >> thankful that he's gone, but also celebrating his life, celebrating what he has done for us as his people. so just want to thank him. >> the country's leaders plan to hold a national memorial service for mandela on tuesday in johannesburg. there will be a state funeral next sunday in the eastern village of cue knew, where mandela grew up. >>> six men suspected of stealing a truck carrying a load of radioactive material in mexico are in hospital for possible radiation exposure. a group of gunmen hijacked a truck outside mexico city on monday. it was carrying a cobalt 60, a radioactive substance used for medical applications. police later found the radioactive substance about 60 kilometers away. the thieves had removed the radioactive mater
. >> we'll take a look at san francisco exploding skyline. it's like something out of -- gothem city. >> what effect will that have on the bay area. what other hotspots might be feeling. >>> all across the country talking about a hike to the men -- minimum wage. phil has a interview with the couple of them. >> con severtive -- con con -- conservatives are weighting in on it. >> it's cool out there. right now we are in the 30s. 33 in san jose. we have a freeze warning in effect for another half hour. sunshine today. continued cooling temperatures. we have a slow warming trend coming into next week. >> freezing conditions around the pay area have taken a toll on a life. a person tide. 4 people tided from expose sure -- expose -- exposure over the weekend. there are 3 beds at the reception center in san jose. >>> 85-year-old knewman -- newman arrived yesterday. he was detained for 6 weeks. in the early 1960 he advised gore relative -- gorillas. he appeared to be relieved. >> great home coming. i'm glad to be here with with my family. thanks for the support we have. >> he thanked the u.s
to continue. i didn't get it, and i wasn't going to do it. >> reverend called on them to love. the city has had flags at half staff. they will remember his life and legacy. visitors can sign a condolence book. >>> after returning from detainment, merrill newman said he was treated well. he was with his family yesterday after landing at sfo. he was in a hotel room and not in a jail. when questions about actions, he said that's not my english. he read a statement in sorrow for killing north koreans. >>> an adventure that saved their lives. >>> after the crash of asiana flight 214 and firefighters in charge. ilt fresh from the breap for just $2 each all december long. subway. eat fresh. customer appreciation month at subway. we're saying thanks with two of your favorite six inch subs. the six-inch cold cut combo, or the six-inch meatball marinara, built fresh from the bread up for just $2 each all december long. subway. eat fresh. >>> early today oakland police came out in force looking for a homicide suspect at west 36th street. officers had their guns drawn. they didn't find any suspects a
being honored in cities large and small 1234 absolutely, del, and people here and in nelson mandela square in the rain at 7:00 in south africa, a soggy evening, but it doesn't seem to offend the crowds much. they have been coming here constantly to the many tribute centers set up around the country for nelson mandela. now this is a very ritzy mall. this is really the heart of high-end retail in the city of johannesburg, and it is in one of the richest districts in this country. as we found out today many of the people who work in this neighborhood, as you might expect live in a very different world. mandela square mall, some of the richest retail in south africa. and a short few blocks away a different story. part of the crowd of sidewalk vendors on mod street. they sell what they make seven days a week. on a good day they might make $45. on a bad day less than $300. 3--less than $3, and some days nothing. they live and create their pieces recycling street trash into instant art. they rent in single room at just $100 a month. they're keenly aware of how money flows here. >> when you
walking back to the hotel, i went down a hill, and there were just some city parks. there were people, poor people sitting in parks, all black people, just tears of joy. you've seen so many tears, if you cover wars or tragedy, you see so many tears of tragedy. there were tears of joy and people with nothing were celebrating the most that day. it is the most powerful thing i have ever seen. >> you remember that day, i assume, mr. ambassador? >> that was one of the most poignant days, for us, the moment that suddenly we were now responsible for running this country. with the airplanes. >> the fly-over. >> came over, our first instinct was to duck for cover, but then we realized, and someone shouted, they are ours. and that was the moment when power settled into the hands of nelson mandela, but not in a way that was harsh, but he dealt with that power with the greatest of gentleness, that made the poorest people who had nothing, as you explained, john, with absolutely nothing, believe that even if they only had their dignity now, they had everything. >> that's the word. that's the word t
think. >> reporter: a major strategy he pushed was breaking down the city into five districts, with police commanders tasked with building relationships and being responsible for the crimes in their communities. the mayor believes the strategy has worked to reduce the violence. >> reporter: in fact the mayor credits his ideas as well as other changes in the police department for the 25% drop in the homicide rate this year. so far this year, there have been 85 homicides. at the same time last year, the number was 112. >> reporter: some who live and work in oakland are not so sure. >> it doesn't feel any safer or better. >> i'm not totally in love with the idea of bringing in outside consultants. >> reporter: the tomorrower san francisco police chief and now director of usf criminal justice leadership thinks oakland's police chief could have done the job without braton, but he credits him with oakland using his system of tracking crime. >> he's a brilliant guy, and i think a lot of people look at his brain child as a technology program that has brought the police strategy into t
60 miles north and east of mexico city. authorities there have since recovered the radio active material and the stolen truck, but no one knew where the people were. will carr is live with the later. we know the thinking these may be the people who stole the truck. what have you learned? >> reporter: authorities have been saying this could happen, that whoever came in touch with this dangerous radio active element could show up at a hospital, so now the reports out of mexico that six people have shown up in the hospital in pachuca, mexico, a report that one is throwing up and -- dizzy, signs of radiation poisoning. we don't knoll how or if they're actually linked to this stolen can he bat 6 -- cobalt 60. but on machine the truck that was transferring the material was stolen. we don't know if the thief knew the truck had cobalt 60 inside but the truck was found this. the container was found a half mile from the truck. the container was open, and they found the cobalt 60 so somebody was exposed to this and now we have these sick showing up. >> this cobalt, it can kill you. >> that
from different locations on the city on descending on government house, that is the main target of the protest and wayne reports now on their progress. >> reporter: the leader of the antigovernment movement called for one more show of strength to topple the governmentments. protesters are on long journey to cross the thai capitol bangkok and call it the final battle and say the objective was cle clear. the protest started a month ago with the stated aim of returning power to the people and as they began the long march the prime minister made a concession. >> translator: brothers and sisters of thailand, i'm yingluck shinawatra the prime minister of thailand and i would like to notify everyone after listening to opinions on all sides i decided to request a royal decree to resolve parliament this year. >> reporter: the goals of the protesters have changed and as they arrived at the office of the prime minister it became clear that a new election wasn't enough. >> translator: dissolving parliament doesn't matter and we have come here because we want to restore the monarchy and
ever saw it. it is a book about the new york city police department of 1956 and i loved the title "your police." in this city, i want every new yorker to talk about their police, my police, with respect and with confidence that they are going to be respected. >> bratton has led the boston and los angeles police departments. >>> pope francis bringing another big change to the catholic church. the pontiff just launching a commission to prevent priests from sexually abusing young children and to help children who were victims of abuse. the new pope has faced some criticism on how he's handled this issue. critics say the commission is essentially a band-aid for a much bigger problem. the commission is expected to be made up of priests, nuns and experts from across the world. it was announced by the archbishop of boston sean o'malley. that scandal helped raise awareness about this particular issue. >>> still ahead on "way too early" he may wind up being the top pick in the nfl draft and it was quite a night for teddy bridgewater and louisville. the play you'll need to see yet again. and the
. >> reporter: but even if he never makes it to the plaza e. has friends like these city workers looking out for him. >> i tell guy, don't judge no one. you never know what a person went through. >> reporter: and then there's his infectious inner peace. all the money in silicon valley just can't buy. how do you manage to keep a positive attitude? >> faith, prayer. it works. try it. >> reporter: bill weir, cnn, new york. >>> all right. much more of the newsroom straight ahead. hello again. i'm fredricka whitfield. a cold snap is gripping the central parts of the country knocking out power for hundreds of thousands of people. grounding flights and plunging many states into bone-chilling cold. how long will it last? we'll tell you next. >>> after six weeks locked up in north korea, an elderly u.s. war veteran is suddenly freed. we're going to take you to california live for the latest on his whereabouts. >>> and nelson mandela. you know him as an antiapartheid revolutionary, a prisoner, and as south africa's first black president. but what about an athlete? we'll take a look at his love of spor
to come out to watch what is going on. but there are still tens of thousands of those in the city who are preferring to stay under forces at the airport. >> a suicide-bomber drove a car explosive into the main gates and building. the ministry complex has been targeted because u.s. drones were being operated from there. >>> seven filipinos killed in an attack. they were working the hospital at military headquarters. 10 million filipinos work overseas. >>> we have more from kiev and anti-government protests. >> reporter: there has been a headline set for demonstrators in kiev to take city hall. let's take you live to kiev. >> reporter: in the last few minutes we heard from the opposition meeting behind me at the trade union house, which they've been using as protest headquarters throughout the demonstration. their initial reaction is how can we negotiate and hold talks when we are surrounded by riot police. that's their message to the government. now they have not ruled out completely the idea of talks. they have been willing to negotiate, and that is the removal of president yanukovych
tonight at berkeley city hall. the bay area antiapartheid crusade was launched. >> i have to tell you behind me is berkeley city council. very to say this council tried to pass a resolution against apartheid. it passed and nelson mandela took notice of that and other things happening the bay area. it was june, 1990. nelson mandela had been released from prison. 58,000 people packed the oakland coliseum to see and hear him. mandela delivered a message of thanks and hope. >> it is you that people of oakland, the people of the bay area, who have given me and my delegation strength and hope to progress and continue the struggle. >> state senator was on stage with mandela that day. back then she was a the mayor of beshgly and city council had already voted to sanction south africa. >> that turned out to be a move thament grew. the east bay was the first place the cities of the east bay, the city of berkeley. >> he is now executive director of oakland cypress mandela training center. >> he was powerful with just spirit. you snow his spirit overcoming obstacles he went through. such an honor
in the east bay, but, city, chilly in the north bay at zero to three degrees cooler than yesterday with 22 in napa and 25 in novato and the upper 20's around concord and san ramon and 30 in antioch and livermore and the mid-to-upper 30's from san jose up both bay shorelines to oakland and 42 in san francisco and freezing cold at 32 in half moon bay. from our tower you can see how clean it is and the next 12 hours, 22 to 39 under sun, and 46 to 50 at noon, and high clouds roll in at 4:00, and 46 to 52 and get ready for lit hours during the early evening with temperatures in the low-to-mid 40's. leyla gulen? >> tgif, everyone, heavy conditions over the a pass which is building. we have a couple of brand new problems including southbound 880 headed into san lenadro. someone dropped a ladder that is broken into many pieces affecting the tires out there. we have reports of several popped tires. in san francisco northbound 101 a crash involving a couple of vehicles at hospital curve. it is blocking one lane and you is slow and go traffic away from the 280 extension. look out for that drive time
through the city. [ sirens ] >> reporter: some say this was an attempted coup d'√Čtat. security forces called celica. the streets of this once bustling city are almost deserted. those who venture out risk ending up like this. it's not clear how many people have died in this mortuary we counted 25 bodies. this woman lost her son. she didn't want to give us her name. >> i don't know what is happening in central african republic right now. if you go in you see people on the ground like animals who have been slaughtered. with the state of the country, where can i go? >> this is where most of the injured have been brought. most have wounds, women are being treated along side government soldiers. [ sobbing ] >> this woman asked god, why has this happened? there christian and muslim victims in this conflict. muslims and christians used to live in this country peacefully. but hatred and violence has taken over and people forget. >> reporter: the french are warning there could be genocide here. france will be sending in more soldiers soon to strengthen the african union force. on the streets, i
francisco. temperatures are already plummeting around the bay. san francisco is the only city safe from below freezing temperatures tonight. in the east bay temperatures had already dropped well below 40 degrees earlier this evening. they will go even lower as the night continues. we have team coverage on the cold snap. we begin with spencer christian with a look at how low the temperatures are going to drop overnight. spencer? >> all right. it is possible we will see temperatures certainly down near the 20-degree mark and possibly below 20 in a couple spots. the temperatures are dropping rapidly, and this is the area covered by our freeze warning for the next two nights. virtually the entire bay area except the city of san francisco. sub freezing temperatures and temperatures down into the 20s. we will see the possibility of exposed pipes bursting in this kind of exposure and this kind of cold. as an increased risk of hypothermia. looking toward the bay bridge our prediction for the next two to three mannings -- mornings we will have two mornings in the deep freeze with low 20s the nex
>> this is al jazeera america. live from new york city i'm tony harris with a look at today's top stories. scores of world leaders travel osearchto south africa for the l this week. snow and high winds as the u.s. finds itself in a deep chill. world leaders from nearly 100 nations are making their way to south africa to honor one man: nelson mandela. among those already in south africa former u.s. president jimmy carter who is in johannesburg. kofe annan. and the former president of ireland is there. dozens of others are en route. president obama and the first lady left for south africa, board air force 1 joined by george bush and his wife. are ali velshi is leading our team in johannesburg. ali, set the scene for us literally hours before the event tomorrow in johannesburg. >> well it's gone cold, tony, it's raining tonight in johannesburg. it was a clear day. police were setting up barricades and rerouting. you could see dignitaries coming in and police convoys. as you said jimmy carter is here as well. george w. bush, bill clinton will be here, world leaders from all over the p
years they feel they're doing pretty well compared to many in this city. not far away inside of the commercial high rises of sandton is alexandria township where persistent groining grinding poferlt shapes lives. the remains of his house bears his prisoner number from decades of incarceration. earning $2 a day or less, the unemployment rate is about 25% and most of those unemployed are young. alfie and claudia say they are not disappointed but the government -- >> i wish to have more. when none of this is done you get another face and make your future bright. >> so things aren't too bad but they wouldn't mind if thinks were just a little bit better. the people with the money had have the money. they don't think much of that money is flowing downhill into alexandria and the bez valley. >> al jazeera america will provide further coverage of the memorial. i will be back early, covering the service, our coverage begins at 4:00 a.m. eastern, 1:00 pacific. >>> fighting in central african republic began last month, there won't be any u.s. troops on the ground. defense secretary chuc
park in san jose. we were told to look for frosty cars and i think i found the only one in the city. here it is. the frost light than yesterday. yesterday we had to scrape it off. now it's dusting off. you get a couple of days in a row of cold subfreezing temperatures and it rings out all the moisture -- wrings out all the moisture out of the sky. so out here it's cold and dry. speaking of wringing, that sound you hear over chattering teeth is the cash register. on a normal day, this shoe repair business in walnut creek does 5 pairs of boots. now they are up to 40 a day. >> when the weather gets cold it's busy. >> reporter: have you tried to get an appointment to fix your heater lately? good luck. tricity heating just put in a new digital thermostat in this antioch insurance offers. workers are in high heels and don't have to wear boots or gloves while typing anymore. >> i would rather be warm outside all the time. >> reporter: all right. so grab these things out of my freezer early this morning. they have been sitting on this car since about 4:00 this morning. i'll crack it open in
. the flees warning is out for everybody in san francisco. it's 39 along the embarcadero and 34 in the city for one location. the coldest in 15 years on the lows for san francisco. 21 napa, 21 santa rosa. 24 novato. 30s on the coast. 28 san jose. it looks like they won't get the record low unless it happened an hour ago and haven't reported it. upper 40s, low 50s. upper 40s. breezy to windy, especially in the east bay hills. if you have the breeze in the 30s, it's in the windchills or 30s. highs 40s and 50s. let's go to tori and dave. >>> happening now -- a freeze warning is in effect for all bay area counties except san francisco until 9:00 this morning. a couple of more hours. temperatures fell into the 20s once again overnight in the north bay. parts of the east bay and south bay. people struggling to stay warm. temperatures should start warming up slightly by midweek. now, the freezing temperatures are especially dangerous for the homeless. ktvu channel 2 reporter janine de la vega is live to let us know how shelters in the south bay are trying to help the homeless after at least four d
in the death of a man outside of the kansas city chiefs stadium. 30-year-old kyle van winkle was viciously beaten by tailgaters. his death now ruled a homicide. he was only 30 years old. police say he was sitting in someone else's truck in a parking lot after that game when the truck's owner saw him and a fight broke out. one man is now in custody. >>> what lurks under the sea? drones. the navy launching a drone from a submarine for the first time. look at that. check out these time-lapsed pictures of a launch in the bahamas from the u.s.s. providence. this is a big step toward developing new military spying capabilities. >>> from under the water to up in the air. >> five, four, three, two -- 180 ignition and liftoff. >> the atlas 5 lit up the night sky around 11:15 last night off the coast of california. it is carrying a secret payload for the government office that operates our intelligence-gathering satellites. that rocket, 19 stories high. and those are your headlines. >> amazon's not going to use these submarine-launched drones to deliver our packages, are they? >> you never know. >>
movement, gave him keys to the city and so he meant a lot to me, not just as a heroic person, but personally. then in august of last 2006 mayor williams took a delegation to south africa and i visited his home and on that wall was a proclamation from me to him and so we go back. mandela was remarkable. anybody who has been in jail for 27 years and not come out bitter is a big man. i doubt if i could do that. stay in jail for 27 years and come out and be better and not bitter. >> i suppose that's why people marvel so much about nelson mandela's personal character. councilman barry, when you think back on the life of nelson mandela and i guess specifically about what he means to you, what did he leave with you when he came here and you went there? what will you take away from his life? >> well, first of all, it takes courage for any leader to do what he did, takes courage to leave a and c for a minute, to go out and fight in the bush and they come back and then to be held even after that and also this means that he had strong character, resilience and tenacity and faith in god.
today declared a state of emergency. further west it's the frigid cold. oklahoma city chillier than anchorage, alaska. this ob ob mutt was this mill was coated in ice and in california growers are burning peach pits for enough heat to save a $2 billion citrus crop. >> we have to protect it at all costs. >> reporter: in denver they're deicing planes and trying to find shelter for the homeless. >> when we get cold snaps like this, it's very dangerous. >> reporter: staying warm means piling on the layers. >> i've got this coat and then a sweater, a long sleeved shirt and thermal underwear under that. >> reporter: denver tied a chilly record, minus 15 degrees. at tom's urban restaurant -- >> this is a walk-in cooler. we keep this around 35, 38 degrees. >> reporter: it's actually warmer in the freezer. >> two degrees >> that's like 17 degrees warmer than it was outside this morning. >> yeah. this is where we go to warm up. >> reporter: now some criminals are taking advantage of the cold, looking for puffers. what's a puffer? it's a car that the owner leaves unattended, running to warm it
and two point five. dance month shouted the capital city on thursday morning and worsen throughout the afternoon at four pm local time the average hourly density of pm two point five weeks to ninety three micrograms per cubic meter. this exceeded the city's safety standard of eighty five micrograms of a nanny two hour period. still officials urged all kindergartens and schools in the city to suspend the outdoor activities. they also advise the elderly and people with respiratory illnesses to stay in killings while graham asks when going outside seoul began releasing observation data at five pm two point five in october amid growing concerns about the fine particulate matter of writing on weekends from china. it is the only local government in the country to release xd down. cause personal information and going across south korea and malaysia has become a serious problem in western and southern parts of the country especially near the border with china. chantal slums along gulf coast of oman floodplain their agents like him as developing their habitat and caused a sea change and bab
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